Hours & Tickets


General admission tickets can be purchased online or at the north and south entrances on Greenmanville Avenue (Route 27) in Mystic. Free parking is directly across the street at both. Please call 860.572.5331 for group admission tickets.

2018 Hours of Operation

*** From January 4 to February 11, the Museum will be open under a limited winter operating model. The exhibits and galleries in the north end of the campus, plus the Planetarium, Children’s Museum, Buckingham-Hall House, Home Port, and the Charles W. Morgan will be open to visitors. The Seaport Village and Shipyard will be closed. Visitors are asked to park in the north lot and enter through the Thompson Exhibition Building during this period.

Museum grounds remain open one hour after exhibits close.

Note: Exceptions to the schedule include inclement weather and other unexpected Museum closings. In such an event, there will be an alert on www.mysticseaport.org.

If you are planning a visit to our research library, please contact the Research Desk at 860.572.5367 or email collections@mysticseaport.org for hours of operation.

Promotions & Special Offers

Special events, activities and other fees are ticketed on-grounds separately. Offers cannot be combined and are subject to change at any time. Please call 860.572.0711 with any pricing questions.

Active duty/retired military: All active duty and retired military and their accompanying family members receive the group discount rate. All memberships will receive a $10 discount.

Special needs visitors: 50 percent discount on admission. One adult attending to the special needs visitor receives 50 percent off admission.

AAA members: $3 off each general admission ticket for up to four people in your party. Must show valid AAA card when purchasing admission.

Free second-day admission: Each general admission ticket purchased at Mystic Seaport is good for one admission on the day of purchase. Have your ticket validated before you leave and you may return the next business day for free (not included: tickets purchased after 3 p.m.).

Your birthday: Visit on your birthday and your admission is our gift to you! If you are a Museum member, bring a friend for free. Offer available to adults and children. Must present a valid photo ID or copy of birth certificate.